cannabidiol

Cannabinoids to relieve acute pancreatitis

The pancreas is an organ located behind the stomach and in front of the first and second lumbar vertebrae. It is made of lobules, small ducts come from each lobe and empty into a bigger duct, this pancreatic duct and the common bile duct join together and enter the duodenum (intestine). The pancreas produces both [...]

CBD in epilepsy reduces early onset forms of the disease

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurologic problems around the world. Talking about the word “epilepsy” encompasses a number of different syndromes whose main feature is a tendency to recurrent unprovoked seizures (two or more).[1] What are the current causes of epilepsy? Epilepsy occurs as a result of the following causes[2] Idiopathic (unknown origin) [...]

The effects of cannabinoids on Lyme disease

Lyme Borreliosis, better known as Lyme disease, is a bacterial infection that can be transmitted to humans by a tick bite.  This infection can cause multiple symptoms and it is described in three phases[1]. Phases of Lyme disease During the first phase, which begins 3 to 30 days after the tick bite, there is an [...]

Medical Cannabis to fight against winter illnesses

When winter season is coming, many winter illnesses show up in our homes such us colds, cough and flu. Of course, there are basic techniques to avoid them: to adapt our diet to the temperatures, consume foods that contain minerals and vitamins, etc… However, all these techniques are not always effective. Winter illnesses disturb our [...]

Using Cannabidiol to treat non life threatening skin conditions

Cannabidiol (CBD) is the second more important compound found within the cannabis plant after tetrahidrocannabinol. It boasts countless medical benefits ranging from being a homeopathic to a therapeutic drug. When it comes to dermatological issues, CBD really produce cosmetological and medical advantages. This article will focus on Cannabidiol use and on two of the most [...]

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The DEA includes a cannabidiol-based medicine in the Controlled Substances Act

On Thursday 27th of September, Epidiolex became the first cannabidiol-based substance placed under Schedule V of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) by the Department of Justice and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). This was the consequence of a large, controlled and successful clinical trial that led the DEA to accept the medical application of this CBD-based [...]

Cannabidiol to reduce smoking

Nowadays, smoking has become a common act, a social gesture, a daily habit. Today, there are 1.1 billion smokers around the world, making up almost 1/7 of the worlds population. However, damages caused by tobacco consumption are well known and broadcasted, for example, increased risk of cancer, stroke, fertility issues, etc… This is why numerous [...]

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Menopause and Cannabinoids

Estrogen hormones (estrone, estradiol and estrilol) play a very important part in the health of a woman. They are the main female sex hormones and are in charge of developing and regulating the female reproductive system. When a woman reaches a certain age, normally between 40 and 50 years old however it can happen earlier [...]

CBD and Sciatica

Sciatica is the name given to a set of symptoms that arise from nerve pain, localised to the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the whole body, running from the end of the spinal cord in the lower back, splitting down both legs and ending at the feet. When something causes [...]

Medical cannabis for Women Illnesses

Men and women have different hormones. Therefore it is not surprising that the bodies of men and women do no react in the same way to cannabinoids. In other words, THC reacts differently to estrogen and testosterone.   When a woman ovulates there is an increase in the effect of THC. Infact, one study found [...]

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